CentralApps: Software consultancy, development & applications

We provide a range of software consultancy services including bespoke development, architectural guidence, advice and implementation of best practices and processes. We also build our own applications. Our director, Michael Peacock, is available as a consultant CTO to small software focused companies.

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From operating as a consultant CTO, to providing advice on guidenance on all aspects of your software product: specifications, architecture, infrastructure, technical direction and strategy, scaling and quality.


Bespoke web development: Web applications, APIs for your mobile apps to communicate with, online management systems, CRM systems, online payments and systems integrations.


Looking to setup a digital team? Not ready for a senior member of staff, but need the right systems and processes in place for your team? We can setup development best practices, project management, deployment, testing & continuous integration tools and coding standards.

Technical Due-diligence

We can review a software product, company or team and provide due diligence for investors to ensure the right systems and processes are in place for smooth development, and that the products code and infrastructure is of sufficient quality to facilitate rapid, agile development of new features.


Reactn Customer satisfaction tool: Bespoke management system & API development, also acting as consultant CTO.

Bespoke web application development for product activation system.

Student focused service: Lead the re-factoring of application to make it more stable, secure and scalable. Provided consultancy as CTO December 2013 - May 2014.

Michael Peacock, Director


Hi! I'm Michael, director of CentralApps Limited. I'm an experienced lead software engineer and software CTO, with a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Durham. I've written, and acted as review of, a number of web related books, and I speak at user groups and conferences on PHP.


  • Vagrant, Packt 2013
  • Drupal Social Networking, Packt
  • PHP Social Networking, Packt
  • PHP E-Commerce, Packt
  • Drupal E-Commerce, Packt
  • TYPO3, Packt


  • Confoo, Montreal, Canada
  • Cloud Connect, Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Dutch PHP Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • PHP UK Conference, London, UK
  • PHPNW, Manchester, UK
  • PHPNE Usergroup, Newcastle, UK
  • SuperMondays, Newcastle, UK


CentralApps Limited
Toffee Factory
Lower Steenbergs Yard
Newcastle upon Tyne